Sylvia's Mother

Dr. Hook

 AE
 Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's busy, too busy to come to the phone
 A
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's trying, to start a new life of her own.
 DA
 Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's happy...
 EA
So why don't you leave her alone?
 E
And the operator says :" Forty cents more, for the next three minutes."

chorus
 DA
        Please Mrs. Avery, I've just got to talk to her
 EA
        I'll only keep her a while
 DA
        Please Mrs. Avery, just want to tell her
 E
        Goodbye...

 AE
 Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's packing, she's goin' to be leaving today.
 A
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's marrying, a fellow down Galveston-Way
 DA
 Sylvia's mother says "Please don't say nothing...
 EA
To make her start crying and stay."
 E
And the operator says :" Forty cents more, for the next three minutes."

chorus
 DA
        Please Mrs. Avery, I've just got to talk to her
 EA
        I'll only keep her a while
 DA
        Please Mrs. Avery, just want to tell her
 E
        Goodbye...

 AE
 Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's hurrying, she's catching the nine'o'clock train.
 A
Sylvia's mother says:"Take your umbrella, cause Sylvia it's starting to rain."
 DA
And Sylvia's mother says "Thank you for calling...
 EA
And so won't you come back again."
 E
And the operator says :" Forty cents more, for the next three minutes."

chorus
 DA
        Please Mrs. Avery, I've just got to talk to her
 EA
        I'll only keep her a while
 DA
        Please Mrs. Avery, just want to tell her
 E
        Goodbye...

Tell her goodbye
Please, tell her goodbye
Goodbye......

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"So the secret to good self-esteem is to lower your expectations
to the point where they are already met?" -- Hobbes
"Right. We should take pride in our mediocrity!" -- Calvin

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richiegay (report comment to admin):
Thanks!! All works perfectly.
Finn J Pette (report comment to admin):
Actually it's Mrs. Avery, but the rest is perfect!